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London office development up 18% in six months
According to an article by Mark Wilding of Property Week, office space under development in central London increased by 18% in the last six months of 2015. The figures from Deloitte Real Estate's Lond
LEADER Funding for Rural Businesses
The long-promised government grant funding has recently been approved, specifically for the benefit of rural businesses. We wrote about this programme in May and now that applications have opened, we
Renewable Heat Incentive
"Going green should not cost the earth" said George Osborne in his Autumn Statement. The Chancellor confirmed plans to reform the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) which provides financial incentives to
Maidstone Council Plans for Town Centre Gyratory
Maidstone town council has unveiled plans to show members of the public what the new town centre gyratory will look. The multi-million pound revamp will see two new lanes added which should enable dri
Could new technology kick-start smarter, more flexible working in your workplace?
Technological change has never been more rapid and it is certainly true that choosing the right technology can genuinely transform the productivity of an office by enabling home working and zoning wor
The £450 Office Plant that Unlocked Productivity
It was the moment when a client discovered that they were spending hundreds of pounds per year to rent floor space for a solitary office plant, which sparked a conversation. Whilst they knew instincti
�2bn School Building Programme Postponed to 2016
The second phase of the Priority School Building Programme (PSBP) may be delayed for up to nine months. The £2 billion flagship school building programme was due to start in autumn 2015 but procureme
Office to Resi Conversions Expanded
Existing planning freedoms to convert office buildings to residential uses have been made permanent and new Housing Minister Brandon Lewis has announced this week that the regime will be extended to d
Managing a Construction Project or your Day Job?
Many of our clients tells us that their decision to appoint a project manager boiled down to two key benefits which are ensuring value for money and minimising hassle at every stage of the process; fr
Contractors Hit by Soaring Costs of HSE Fee for Intervention Scheme
UK contractors have been hit by new charges under the controversial HSE Fee for Intervention scheme. Some claim that these bills have increased by 40% since the controversial scheme was implemented.